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Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon

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The Archmage Khelben summons the Heroes of Waterdeep, slayers of the Beholder Xanathar, for another mission. Strange things are happening in the forests near Waterdeep, centered around the Temple Darkmoon. People have been disappearing and shallow graves containing human remains have been found. Khelben teleports the party to the forests near Darkmoon so they may find out what kind of evil is working in the towers of the temple.

Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon is, like its predecessor, a first-person dungeon-crawling role-playing game based on the second edition of AD&D rules. It uses the same point-and-click gameplay mechanics and controls as the first game, with only minor changes. The game is set entirely in pseudo-3D maze-like areas; no automapping is available. Combat flows in real time, and characters can move as a single unit to lure enemies or avoid blows.

A starting party consists of four characters, which can be transferred from the earlier game or created from scratch. Six classes (Fighter, Ranger, Paladin, Cleric, Mage, and Thief) are available. Characters can reach higher levels and learn new spells, must face new and tough monsters, and solve multiple puzzles. Compared to the first game, many more illustrated NPC encounters and cutscenes were added.


Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon Amiga Fighting the guards that woke up on left foot.
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon Amiga A vision of our friend Khelben
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon Amiga Ingame menu doesn't much differ from its originator.
Eye of the Beholder II: The Legend of Darkmoon PC-98 Now there are TWO wolves, I find nothing better but open my inventory...

Alternate Titles

  • "Eye of The Beholder II: Legende von Darkmoon" -- German title
  • "EOB2" -- Abbreviated, often-referred-to title.

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User Reviews

Extremely challenging, and extremely good. DOS Tomer Gabel (4365)
One of the best old-time RPGs, perfect at all places DOS Optimus (80)
A milestone in rpg's DOS Staffan Bengtsson (4)

The Press Says

Games-X DOS Dec, 1992 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Pelit DOS Jan, 1992 95 out of 100 95
Joystick (French) Amiga Jul, 1992 93 out of 100 93
Amiga Action Amiga Jun, 1992 93 out of 100 93
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) DOS Jan, 1992 893 out of 1000 89
Amiga Mania Amiga Jul, 1992 87 out of 100 87
PC Joker DOS Feb, 1992 86 out of 100 86
Power Play DOS Mar, 1992 82 out of 100 82
Power Play Amiga Jun, 1992 82 out of 100 82
JeuxVideoPC.com DOS Apr 21, 2006 11 out of 20 55


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Third time's the charm? 5 vedder (20265)
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  • Amiga Joker
    • Issue 02/1993 – #2 Best RPG of 1992 (Readers' Vote)

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